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Die Einsamkeit des Langstreckenläufers - Alan Sillitoe, Günther Klotz
Die Einsamkeit des Langstreckenläufers
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9783257204131 (3257204132)
Publisher: Diogenes
Pages no: 90
Edition language: Deutsch
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The titular story of this collection is again most readily associated with the 1962 film of the same name starring Tom Courtenay, Michael Redgrave and James Bolam. Unlike Sillitoe’s novel, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, this story more blatantly encompasses the ideas surrounding the Angry Young ...
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4.0 The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner
I think I dropped a star just for the trick ending, which put the kibosh on an otherwise brilliant analysis of whether winning means losing oneself.Alan Sillitoe has been described as a major voice of (British) working-class lit in the 60s, but I suspect that the ending assigned to this hapless blok...
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I tried. And I tried. I let it rest and had some walk around. I got my breath back and tried once again.Well, it doesn't catch me. It's like trying to win a sprint running backwards. Wait! This one suits better with the mood of the book: it's like trying to win a marathon dragging a ball and chain.A...
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Enoch's Two LettersA young boy arrives home from school only to find his tea unprepared and the fire out. He waits patiently for his mother and father to come home - and wonders what will happen if they never walk through the front door again. One of a selection of stories from one of the UK's maste...
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